An ultracar is a car full of superlatives. Why ? Because if the word supercar appeared with the Porsche 959 in 1986, it is because it was one of the very first sports cars capable of greatly exceeding 300 km / h thanks to its innovative technologies such as all-wheel drive, its integrated spoiler. and especially its twin-turbo engine of 450 hp. Then in the mid-2010s, hypercars appeared, the commonly accepted definition of which is to have a power-to-weight ratio of 1 or more. And since the cars are now all over 1,000 kg, this necessarily means that their engine develops more than 1,000 hp, like the Bugatti Bolide (1,850 hp), the Aston Martin Valkyrie (1,160 hp), or even of the Mercedes One (1,230 hp). And now, the Greek Spyros Panopoulos, founder of the SP Automotive brand, is first claiming the title of ultracar for his new car: the Chaos Zero Gravity.
However, unlike the Rimac Nevara or Hispano-Suiza Carmen Boulogne 100% electric, the SP Automotive Chaos runs on gasoline, so old-fashioned. The engine is a V10 4.0 L biturbo which claims 3,000 hp at 12,000 rpm thanks to its aluminum block and its connecting rods shaped by a 3D printer. Note: the Zero Gravity version which interests us here, differs from the “normal” version called Earth Version and which offers “only” 2050 hp. The Chaos Zero Gravity therefore enjoys a phenomenal power-to-weight ratio of 3, thanks to the contained weight of its carbon kevlar shell chassis, a feature that allows this rocket car to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in just 1.55 s, and from 0 to 300 km / h in just 7.5 s., are pure performance better than that of Formula 1. And if the Zero Gravity continues its momentum, it should be able to exceed 500 km / h (on circuit, of course) and thus be able to beat the speed record of 490 km / h for the Bugatti Chiron sport 300 + driven by Andy Wallace in August 2019. Obviously, with its extraordinary performance and its production drop by drop of 15 to 20 copies per year, the SP Automotive Chaos Zero Gravity is expected to cost more than 12 million euros.